Sam Redding

New CAO for Vanderhoof

Evan Parliament, Vanderhoof's CAO, runs the administrative side of the community and keeps track of issues or projects that council needs.

Vanderhoof Airshow 2013

The Vanderhoof Airshow brought hundreds of spectators out to the airport to be entertained by tricky maneuvers and aerial acrobatics.

Aboriginal group fighting permits

The Yinka Dene alliance is prepared to fight temporary land use permits that may allow Enbridge to enter traditional territories.

Fire ban in area

There is a fire ban in effect which limits any fires to less than one metre high due to dry conditions and lightning storms last week.

Music teacher leaving community

Doug MacLean, although keeping his house in Vanderhoof, will be moving shop and teaching the Nisga'a after August.

Vanderhoof kids at provincials

Alexander Nemethy and Emma Floris were at the track and field provincials in Kamloops racing in the extreme heat.

Vanderhoof conservative running for leadership position

Dan Brooks ran for the MLA of the Nechako Lakes but lost to John Rustad, now announcing he will run for leadership of B.C. Conservatives.

Ambulance tug o’ war

United Way Northern B.C. is organizing an ambulance pull during the fall fair to raise money that will go right back to the community.

Aboriginal funding for CNC

The B.C. government is providing more funding to CNC which will enable enhanced learning and supportive programs at the Vanderhoof campus.

Ventriloquist and entertainer Neale Bacon in Vanderhoof

Neale Bacon. Ventriloquist, magician, comedian. The perfect mix to have both children and parents laughing and hollering.

Community garden delayed

Vanderhoof's new community garden will not be planting much this year, if anything, but work will continue to get it going for 2014.

Road construction

Vanderhoof's main roads have been repainted, now a few need to be seal coated which means more rerouting for residents.

Airport drag race

Set at the Vanderhoof airport on July 6, 7. This series of races had over two dozen participants.

Housing market in Vanderhoof

Vanderhoof's housing market is down from last year but is expected to pick up for the last half of the year.

Canada Day 146 Years On

Vanderhoof residents came to the Municipal Museum to take part in this year's festivities which included live music and games for kids.

Assault at Vanderhoof hotel

A woman came into Glen's Motor Hotel on June 2 with a knife and bear spray then got into an argument and hurt several people.

Jiu-jitsu class needs more students

Scott Stewart's Brazilian jiu-jitsu class is a quality fighting course taught at the high school where new students are always welcome.

Fire danger levels to rise

After Canada Day weekend the danger level is expected rise along with the temperatures in Vanderhoof.

New principal at NVSS

Ken Young will be coming from Fort St. James secondary school to take over for Lynn Maksymchak as the head of NVSS.

Prairiedale elementary closing

After many years of declining enrollment, the district has decided to close Prairiedale in June 2014.